Stan & Ollie find work as debt collectors. Their first assignment is to collect a late payment on a radio set. The owner refuses to pay the debt, so Stan & Ollie decide to reclaim the set. ... See full summary »

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Stan & Ollie find work as debt collectors. Their first assignment is to collect a late payment on a radio set. The owner refuses to pay the debt, so Stan & Ollie decide to reclaim the set. The owner will not let the duo in to reclaim the radio, and a fight breaks out as Stan & Ollie try to break in while the owner tries his hardest to keep them out. Written by Andy Davidson

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19 October 1929 (USA)  »

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Bacon Grabbers is another of Laurel & Hardy's enjoyable late silent comedy shorts
15 August 2011 | by (Baton Rouge, La.) – See all my reviews

Just watched this, the penultimate silent Laurel & Hardy short, on YouTube. In this one, they are repo men trying to get Edgar Kennedy's radio since he hadn't paid installments in the previous 8 years! I'll stop there and just say how funny most of the shenanigans are especially with the sound effects used like when the motor on Stan & Ollie's car is starting or when Kennedy uses his sound prop dog to scare the boys. Charlie Hall also appears as someone who for once tries to help them. And a young lady named Jean Harlow, who also appeared in their last short-Double Whoopee, makes one here as well as...well, watch this if you want to know. So on that note, Bacon Grabbers comes recommended.


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